Financial Flash Newsletter

January 2017 Edition

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Let Us Help YOU Take Action in 2017!

Get 2017 off to the right start by deciding what are of your finances you'd like to improve, then sign up for one of OnTrack WNC's targeted programs that combine education classes (to gain knowledge) with individual counseling (to build skills and create action steps):

Credit CardPay Down Debt ~ Begin with our FREE Budget & Debt class followed by a confidential, individualized appointment with a financial counselor. Together you'll create a plan to pay down your debt.

Credit ModelImprove Credit ~ Attend our FREE Credit Class, get your credit report/score at OnTrack WNC's monthly Credit Awareness Day, and schedule a Credit Builder counseling session to create an action plan for credit improvement.

Stick houseBuy a Home ~ Start the journey toward Homeownership with OnTrack WNC's Homebuyer Program. This comprehensive program includes Homebuyer Education to gain knowledge about the process, and individual counseling to create a personal Homebuying Action Plan.


Click here for our Education Schedule.

Want to Know More About Identity Theft?

Identity TheftAttendees who pre-register are entered into a drawing to win one of three $25 cash prizes!
FREE Financial Education Class - Identity theft happens when someone steals your personal information and uses it without your permission. In this class, we'll discuss how it happens, identify popular fraud and scam techniques, learn how to prevent identity theft, and explain what to do if you're a victim of identity theft.

These classes are offered in partnership with the Buncombe County Library system and will be delivered at the following branches:
Thursday, January 26, 2017 from 6:00 - 7:30 pm - Pack Memorial Library
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 from 5:30 - 7:00 pm - South Buncombe Library
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 2:00 - 3:30 pm - North Asheville Library

Buncombe County
Call 828.255.5166 to register today!


How to recover from holiday debt- Asheville Citizen-Times, January 1, 2017
How to cash in on tax benefits before the end of the year
- WLOS, December 29, 2016
Starting and keeping your financial resolutions in the New Year
- WLOS, December 29, 2016

Money Matters - ON-THE-AIR

Here is the January program lineup for our Money Matters radio show which features local guest experts with financial tips and insights. Listen to WWNC 570AM on Saturday mornings from 8:30 to 9:00 am. Podcasts are available here. 

January 7th: OnTrack WNC Certified Counselor & Education, Anthony Jimenez, announces the 2017 partnership with the Buncombe County Library system  and highlights education and counseling programs designed to help you reach your financial goals.

January 14th: Rachel Tanksley, AAMS®, Associate Financial Planner, previews Starks Financial Group's 2017 Savvy Women education seminars, the special prize drawing available to attendees and shares tips for attaining goals in 2017.

January 21st: It's time to think about how to Plan, Apply, and Pay for college with the help of Laura Misner, College Foundation of NC. Learn about this wonderful FREE resource available to all North Carolinians.

January 28th: State Farm Agent, Bill Russell, gives us Top Ten lists he sees with people's insurance, things we miss and Top Ten areas to cover in your annual insurance review.

Thanks to generous grant support from State Farm®, Money Matters is broadcast  on WWNC 570AM every Saturday morning from 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.   


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